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Renee Petro is the mother of two children, a young boy and girl. Her son, Brandon, suffers from a rare form of childhood epilepsy called FIRES. The mother spends much of her time fighting this potentially fatal disease in her child, using whatever means she
can to save her youngster.

In March, officials from the state Child…

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In this short clip from the 'Reset with Amber Lyon' podcast, neuroscientist Dr. Michele Ross explains why she believes everyone can benefit from daily use of cannabis oil, or 'vitamin weed' as she calls it. Dr. Ross is a former drug researcher for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, turned medical marijuana advocate.…

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Marijuana Documentary: Anonymous reveal WikiLeaks that Show Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells

The active chemical in marijuana kills brain cancer cells. THC causes brain cancer cells to eat themselves.

Health Beat shows that THC treats Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia.

Could marijuana help with memory? Study in…

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It is important to us to take a conservative approach to this issue. We acknowledge the rampant abuse of marijuana and we DO NOT endorse cannabis as a means to get high. We are simply seeking medicinal relief for Mallory and many other children, based on the hope that cannabis and CBD research and development offers. This is our mission, and…

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RYOT News spent the day with the Stanley Brothers and Charlotte Figi, the namesake behind the medical marijuana strain Charlotte's Web. Learn more about the people behind this strain and why we need to be moving the conversation forward. (Source)

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Marijuana is now legal for medical uses in 23 U.S. states, and for recreation in Washington and Colorado. What was once an industry of stoners, dealers and drug cartels has become increasingly polished and professional. With that, a batch of startups and investors who want to seize on the opportunity, looking to a time in the not-too-distant…

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Talk explores human beings' dynamic relationship with the cannabis plant and what recent developments might mean for our health and well-being.
Zach Walsh is a clinical psychologist and substance use researcher who teaches at UBC.

Zach Walsh,…

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In this episode of FUEL, Canadian Olympic Snowboarder Ross Rebagliati embraces his infamous past and embarks on a new venture.

Ross Rebagliati was once embroiled in unchartered controversy at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano where he won gold and then tested positive for cannabis in the first-ever snowboarding giant slalom event. In the end,…

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent at CNN, joined Dr. Staci Gruber, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, for a discussion on medical marijuana. Gupta spoke of his experience studying the effects of medical marijuana and recounting stories of patients using the substance for its health benefits. Gupta described how…

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Bong Appetit, a new show about the wonders of weed-infused drinks and beverages. Throughout the series, the show will be introduced to the many uses of marijuana—from curing the body to just smoking it for a good time.

In the first episode, host Matt Zimbric heads to a secret Californian medical marijuana garden run by Nonna Marijuana, a…

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Harry Smith examines the issue of cannabis in the workplace, as Colorado employers work to reconcile a more-open cannabis culture with workplace rules that enforce zero tolerance.

The most touching parts of the documentary revolve around medical cannabis, in which Smith talks with families who have moved to Colorado because…

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Hugh Hempel is a technology industry veteran turned health care entrepreneur. In this moving talk he discusses how medicinal cannabis has enriched the lives of his ailing 11 year-old daughters. This talk will challenge your views of medical marijuana. (Source)

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